About Justin

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Justin Calderon being interviewed by SkyNews a few days after the terror attacks in Barcelona, 2017

Justin Calderón is a freelance journalist and fintech writer that is based in Barcelona, Spain.

Originally from New York, he lived in Asia for nine years before moving to Europe, and his reporting has appeared in the BBC, Foreign Policy, CNN, Newsweek, the Bangkok Post and more.

Justin currently focuses on fintech, greentech, and travel news, and his journalism has taken him to cover stories across the world, including in the US, Spain, France, Malta, China, the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Brunei, Colombia, Jordan, the Maldives and more.

A veteran business profiler, he spent over seven years conducting in-person interviews of political leaders and CEOs for investment guides, namely in Jordan, the Philippines, the Maldives, Malaysia and more.

He speaks and reads Mandarin and Spanish at advanced levels, and received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York.


One thought on “About Justin

  1. Your SWING piece was solid. I enjoyed it. You live in Shanghai? Care to write for our Shanghai site? I could introduce you to our city editor there. Drop me a note if you do any freelancing. Thanks, Chuck Thompson, editorial director, CNNGo.com

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